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George Jones

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Kennington, Surrey, England
Death: Died in Kingston-upon-Hull, Yorkshire, England
Immediate Family:

Son of Frederick Jones and Susan Jones
Husband of Martha Emily Jones and Elizabeth Jones
Father of Emily Jones; Alfred William Jones, SV/PROG; Arthur G Jones; <private> Jones; Alexander Richard Jones and 2 others

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About George Jones

London, England, Births and Baptisms, 1813-1906

Name: George Jones

Birth Date: abt 1834

Baptism Date: 23 Nov 1834

Father's name: Frederick Jones

Mother's name: Susan Jones

Parish or Poor Law Union: Kennington St Mark Borough: Lambeth

1841 census not located

Sargeant in Royal Military Train on wedding day 1857 - Royal Corp of Transport

BIOGRAPHY: Bapt Surrey 1834

? 1841 Census aged 6 not located

HOWEVER

There is a Susan Jones aged 29, Independent, living in Camden Street, St. Mary Newington, Lambeth in 1841 - HO 107/1064/10 with a 6 year old George and a 26 year old Mary.

This is the closest I have found to date but so far have had no success in following up these leads.

? 1851 Census aged 16 not located

1852 - enlisted Royal Military Train - ? Horfield

Married Bristol 1857

Jan 1858 - deserted

Sept 1858 Birth of daughter Emily - Sargeant in Rifle Brigade

May 1860 - accepted into Hull Police Force

1861 Census Sculcoates, Hull 25

1871 Census Holy Trinity, Hull aged 36

1881 Census Hull 46

Died 1883

RMT Depot:

WO 12/11014 (1856/57):

George Jones was on the Depot list for:

the 1 Oct-31 Dec Muster, but he and some others are just for 1 Nov onwards, so perhaps he moved into the Depot at that date - earlier dates not checked.

the Jan-March 1857 Muster , but shown as moving to the 6th battalion on 8 Feb - his marriage date. Perhaps the possibility of imminent posting set the marriage date.

Muster Rolls for the 6th Battalion for 1856/57; 57/58, 59/60

- not listed 1856/57.

6th Battalion:

WO 12/10988 (1856/58):

George Jones traced through the quarters, until 7 Jan 1858 - deserted!!!

Which explains why there was no discharge papers for him.

Enlistment 29 Dec 1852, and his place of birth as Kennington, Lambeth, South London, a Draper.

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George Jones's Timeline

1834
November 23, 1834
Kennington, Surrey, England
1857
February 8, 1857
Age 22
1858
September 21, 1858
Age 23
Trowbridge, Wiltshire, England
1860
December 11, 1860
Age 26
Sculcoates, Hull, Yorkshire, England
1863
1863
Age 28
Sculcoates, Yorkshire, England
1875
March 22, 1875
Age 40
Hull, Yorkshire, England
October 3, 1875
Age 40
Hull, Yorkshire, England
1877
March 31, 1877
Age 42
Hull, Yorkshire, England
1879
June 1, 1879
Age 44
Hornsea, Skirlaugh, Yorkshire, England